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Tackling the Patient Choice Paradox of Post-Acute Care Selection

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TACKLING THE PATIENT CHOICE PARADOX OF POST-ACUTE CARE SELECTION

Patient Choice Paradox

In an era when providers are being consistently pressed to improve outcomes while reducing costs, the role of data in patient choice has never been more important.

This article in Becker’s Hospital Review discusses the challenges patients face in making informed decisions about their care in an environment that often lacks the type of quantitative data needed to fully understand choices and predict outcomes. where thinterviews ICS' CEO Brian Fuller about a familiar quandary – one that healthcare organizations have faced for as long as hospitals have existed. Once a patient is ready for discharge, where does she go next to receive the most appropriate care to complete her recovery – and how does she go about making such an important decision?

The range of post-acute care options facing patients leaving the hospital is overwhelming. Patients and their families need access to accurate data on quality measures and outcomes if they are to successfully navigate their care.

February 3, 2017

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